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    September 10, 2012
    5:00 - 6:00am PDT  

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we just found out it involves an off duty police officer and a would-be robber. lucky to be alive. that is how a father and son feel this morning after being rescued from their downed plane at sea. we are live in milpitas where police are investigating its first homicide of the year. we'll tell you what happened inside a 7-eleven. and president obama scores a victory in the race for the white house. what democrats were able to do that they haven't done in the last four months. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning. thank you for joining us. it is monday, september 10th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, we first go to steve paulson who knows about the weather. >> pam, you need to check your e-mail it's purple today. >> i know. i'm sorry i missed that. >> missed that one. [ laughter ] well, it's early. we do have a cool down on the
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weekend. especially on sunday. it looks like we'll reverse that a little bit. there is still fog on the coast. temperature there is don't change too much. 60s and 70s around the bay. here is sal. steve, good morning. this is a look at interstate 880. it looks like they picked up the road work here on 880 northbound passing the coliseum. traffic is good. they will have a busy day there today. it is 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. thank you. we have new developments this morning. it's about an overnight shooting that happened in oakland. now we are finding out an off duty police officer shot a man that tried to rob him. this happened about 2:00 this morning on lee street right near lake merit. the police officer and his female companion were getting out of their car when a gunman approached them. that is when the officer pulled out his gun and shot that suspect in his arm and chest. that suspect was taken to a hospital. listed in table condition -- listed in stable condition.
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alex savidge is out there. he'll have much more coming up at 5:30. rescued from a down plane. sinking in the ocean. it happened off the central coast yesterday. tara moriarty joins us from the coast guard station at sfo with new video of that rescue. >> reporter: a father and son were an their annual flight from santa barbara to canada. it happened yesterday afternoon off the coast of southern big surf. the san francisco coast guard made a dramatic rescue. they provided us with this video. the father and son made the may day call just after 2:00 yesterday afternoon. officials say it was a gps tracking device on board their aircraft that helped pinpoint them. >> the big thing they had they had 46 perks on board that sent up a signal to a satellite that was able to go to a rescue
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coordinator. that device helped save their life. >> now the older man was suffering from hyperthermia and both victims ended up being okay. now coming up we will tell you about the challenging conditions crews had to deal with and what the victims said when they were saved. live at sfo i'm tara moriarty. >> time is 5:02. a #-eleven -- a 7-eleven employee in milpitas is dead. his killer still on the loose. ktvu janine de la vega is out there now with the very latest on this investigation. >> reporter: dave, i spoke with police sergeant a short time ago. she told me this is milpitas first inside homicide of the year. just to give you an idea where this is located at. we are 200 yards from the police department. as you can see behind me, people have been leaving flowers. they have been grieving. talking about the store clerk that worked inside here over
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the weekend. that lost her life. now ever since the fatal shooting 7-eleven has hired a private security guard to watch the store. police were called here at the 7-eleven store at 2:15 saturday morning. they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. he died at the scene. police have a team of detectives that have been working this case throughout the weekend. i asked if they captured the shooting. the sergeant declined to answer that. the private security guard that 7-eleven has hired for the past two days told us customers have been expressing their grief to him. >> customers telling me he was a very good man. they feel very bad. >> reporter: the victim's identity has not been released yet. i spoke to the clerk but he told me we had to leave the property. we are told in the next hour a media spokesperson may have some more information on this
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case. reporting live from milpitas janine de la vega. ktvu channel 2 news. protestors with the occupy the farm movement they have done it again. daily cal reports about 30 protestors broke into the uc gone gill track. tending to the crops they planted. reported they cut a hole in the fence to get in but no one was arrested. protestors first occupied that property back in april. planting produce and setting up a tent camp. they are fighting a proposal to develop that university owned property. a vigil is planned for tomorrow for a college student from lafayette who was found deeded in the sacramento river. 20-year-old brett olson disappeared eight days ago while tubing down the river. his body was found yesterday just about a mile from where he was last seen. the 20-year-old drowned and there is no sign of foul play. olson was a student at cal polly. the vigil will begin at 7:00
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tomorrow night. a memorial service is planned also for tomorrow for uc davis student le nay lomax. lomax had been missing for more than two months. authorities are now investigating how she died but they do not suspect foul play. time now 5:05. new developments in the race for the white house. president obama celebrating a fundraising victory. new numbers out show the president raised more than $114 million in the month of august. while republican presidential candidate mitt romney raised just over $111 million. now this is the first time in four months that the democrats have raised more money than the republicans. the president and mitt romney are preparing now for three debates next month. the first debate is in denver on october 3rd. it will focus on domestic policy. that will be followed by a town hall style meeting on october 16th in new york.
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the final debate will be on october 22nd in florida. that will focus on foreign policy. now the vice presidential candidates will also hold a debate that is on october 11th in danville, kentucky. congress is back on capitol hill for a short preelection session. topping the agenda is stopping a government shut down when the budget year ends on september 30th. coming up at 5:15 what congress has to pass in order to keep functioning and why some lawmakers might be leaving again by friday. >> interesting. time now 5:07. pam, you didn't tell me sal is back. >> sal is back. >> good morning, sal. >> it was kicking and screaming. she had to give me a call. we will power through it together. so the traffic is actually doing pretty well. we've been talking about it earlier today in the east bay since there is a football game. the raiders. tonight at the coliseum.
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7:15 start. that means that it is going to be tough in the east bay. starting any time after 2:00 or 3:00 people getting to the coliseum. the best way for you to get there is bart we are look at 80 westbound. getting to the bay bridge toll plaza westbound 80 looks pretty good. i know a lot of people are getting up early. if you are driving on 880 south from hayward to union city, word of issues southbound # 80 that has been moved to the shoulder. san mateo bridge traffic looks good out to the high-rise. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you, sir. we have a cool down for most of the weekend. today looks a little warmer inland. not a lot. there is still fog filling in on the coast. there are cool numbers to the north. i saw kenwood 42. st. helena 46. there is some cool numbers here. it's getting that time of year. nights are getting a little longer. components of a sea breeze.
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it's just there. not strong over 20 or anything. it's about 5-15 miles an hour. little system went by yesterday. slight northerly breeze will kick in today. but it's not going to be enough to clear out the coast. although it looks mild to warm down toward santa cruz. morning clouds and warmer temps inland. 60s and 70s and 80s. inland 80s. could be a few upper 80s to 90 degrees. fog, sun after that coast and bay. fog burns off. we'll have a lot of sunshine. temperatures though coming up instead of the upper 70s like we had yesterday morgan hill was 79. livermore in there. concord a little warmer. napa in there. upper 70s for many or mid 70s. 60s closer to the coast. a little cool down kicks back in on tuesday. level off on wednesday. toward the end of the week it looks a little warmer friday into saturday. cooler weather back in on sunday. a broken down muni bus. guess what, there is an app for that. how the transportation agency
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is hoping new technology will help improve their services. also concerns about the mars rover mission. what it brought from earth that scientists worry could contaminate mars. good morning on 80 westbound the traffic is moving along pretty well as you head out to the mccarthur maze. i will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom.
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we have new video of the damage caused by a series of deadly earthquakes last week in china. the first magnitude 5.6 quake hit friday in an area where some of china's poorest people live. it was followed by an equally strong quake. 81 people were killed. more than 800 others were rescued. rescue teams have been searching for more victims. a series of after shocks is raising fears more deaths and injuries could occur. the mars rover curiosity successfully landed on the planet but nasa has a controversy that could be looming if the rover comes in contact with water. curiosity drill bit may be tainted with earth microbes that could survive upon touching water. before launch engineers opened a sterilized box in order to mount the bit on to the rovers drill which was a controversial decision. our time is 5:13. after a five week recess congress goes back to work today. alison burns is live in our
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washington, d.c. newsroom to tell them about the pressure they are under to avoid a financial disaster. >> reporter: the potential of a government shut down a looming again. congress has until september 30th to afree on a budget to keep -- agree on a budget to keep the government returning but the biggest challenge will be what to do about the so- called fiscal cliff at the end of the year. a series of tax increases and spending cuts that experts warn could plunge the economy back into recession. the way to deal with it is dominating the campaign trail. with romney warning if president obama is reelected. >> you will see low wage growth and there will also be this fiscal calamity at our doorstep. >> i don't believe and you don't believe that another round of tax cuts for millionaires will bring jobs back to our shores. >> reporter: a look at some of the other controversial votes scheduled for this week during my next update.
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reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. a maryland pastor and delegate is backing off his efforts to stop a baltimore ravens football player from openingly supporting same sex marriage. a month ago burns wrote a letter to the ravens owner ordering him to quote muzzle linebacker ian. he is a santa cruz high school graduate has been a long-time advocate of gay rights and says he was blown away by the letter. the team issued a statement supporting the all pro player. burns is now retracting his letter saying he has the right to speak his mind. the city of oakland wants fans to celebrate its oakland teams. civic pride campaign will salute the oakland a's and raiders. fans are encouraged to read their local colors. they have been wanting to move the team to san jose and the raiders have been the subject of a move to los angeles.
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time now 5:15. the reno air show races are back this week but there are major changes all because of lasteers crash. this one that killed ten people and injured 70 more. that led toward demand for better safety. organizers redesigned the airfield there increasing the distance between the planes and the grand stand by 150 feet. that separation is now at least 1,000 feet. back here at home muni hoping a new ipad app will help improve problems with its services. about 700,000 people ride muni every day. muni is dealt with issues including old streetcars and buses that sometimes break down. that's why they are hoping the new smart muni app will improve operations by having real-time information about their trains and buses. it uses gps to pinpoint the location, speed, and direction of every vehicle. when a problem happens, a text message is sent out.
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now the new ktvu ipad app is ready for you to down load. you can do it this morning. you can watch all of our newscasts live. get bay area weather and video of breaking news any time anywhere. 5:16 is the time right now. let's check in with sal for a look at traffic. sal. >> pam and dave, good morning. we are looking at what we have a pretty good commute started off for a monday. this is a look at interstate 880. they were just picking up some of the road work here near the coliseum. you can see traffic is moving well in the northbound and southbound direction. just a reminder tonight there is a raiders game at the coliseum. monday night football. that game starts at 7:15. people will start showing up much earlier than that. that could impact your afternoon commute. also this morning we are looking at the westbound bay bridge. this traffic is moving along very nicely. no problem on the upper deck of the bay bridge getting into san francisco. the pattern is we usually get
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615 or so backed up then. if you are driving on 880 southbound from hayward to union city it is a nice drive. all the way down to san jose. santa clara valley. freeway there is still looking good. let's go to steve. thank you. a very good morning. we had a little cool down over the weekend. very cool readings. low to mid 40s. 47 sonoma county airport. 50s elsewhere. livermore is 52. same for san jose. that is a little cool for them. a couple upper 40s. southwest 13 at travis. west, northwest out there. the big valley in stockton south, southwest. three at stockton. and west sfo. there is a little component of a sea breeze. there is no northerly wind or anything like that. it does look a little warmer inland. high pressure will nose in just for a little bit. today warm inland. warmer i should say.
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morning fog coast and bay. there is not a lot inland. what is there will burn off pretty fast. 60s and 70s and also 80s. fog, sun, mild to warm. coast and bay fog though. temperatures inland they bottomed out yesterday. the usual suspects will be the warmest. clear lake and yew coo yeah. 70 in richmond. 70 in sausalito. walnut creek at 85. 85 brianwood. 68 at castro valley. and then 70s on the peninsula. upper for redwood city, pal low alto. mostly clear, breezy for those heading to the raider game tonight and temperatures will dip in but i think it will be all right. looks pretty good. slightly cooler on tuesday. a little warmer toward the e. of the -- toward the end of the week. thank you, steve. investors are eyeing an important federal reserve meeting this week. speculation is it's already
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effecting markets overseas. overnight investors expect the fed will want to buy more bonds in order to help lower interest rates and stimulate the u.s. economy. let's check in on our numbers. this morning just to see where we start the day. pretty quiet as you can see on friday. right now taking a look at the futures. looks like a pretty quiet opening. oil prices are on the rise. new york's main contract for october rose $.10 to $96 a barrel. so again all eyes on the u.s. fed. >> i'm sure. time now 5:20. it has been two years since the san bruno pipeline disaster. how two memorials mark that sad anniversary and how far the city has come since that tragedy. youthful indiscretions.
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welcome back to account ktvu channel 2 morning news. men that used marijuana when
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they were teenagers run double the double the risk of getting testicular cancer. that comes after reviewing hundreds of healthy stricken men after drug use. the study is in today's edition of the journal cancer. dozens of people participated in the sudan g. koa -- susan g. komen race for the cure this weekend. it wrapped up yesterday in san francisco. organizers say 2600 people were showed up ahead of time but that is far fewer than last year. we'll find out how much money was raised. college is back in session for many students. again, they face deep cuts to education. the budget is just one of the issues the uc board of regents plan to discuss during a three- day meeting this week at uc san francisco. if voters fail to pass the issue they could face a $250
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million mid year budget cut. and tuition could go up by another 20%. compensation for university administrators is also on the agenda as well as a legal settlement for protestors that were pepper sprayed at uc davis. time now 5:24. it's been two years since that natural gas pipeline blew up in san bruno. last night people came together marking the second anniversary with two memorials. the first one was held in san bruno park. that is where that plaque was unvailed with the names of the eight people killed in that explosion. >> it's a nice way to keep fresh in people's minds what happened and to let those folks whenever they are at know that they are not forgotten. >> several other people gathered in the crestmore neighborhood for a moment of silence at 6:11 the exact moment and location of the explosion. now so far eight of the 38
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homes that were destroyed had been rebuilt. the rest are awaiting permits or still under construction. now in our channel 2 website ktvu.com we have a collection of stories that we've reported on that 2010 explosion in san bruno. just go to our website, click on the san bruno fire tab at ktvu.com. right now it's 5:25. i want to check back in with sal for a look at traffic. >> we are off to a good start if you are looking at south bay for example northbound 280 traffic looks pretty good getting up to highway 17. the south bay commute is off to a nice start as i mentioned. if you are driving on 17 it is clear for you we just checked that. there are no problems down to 880. also the morning commute looks good on the sunol grade. 680 southbound as you drive out of pleasanton this morning as you head south to fremont. now let's go to steve. thank you. fog is filling in on the coast. working its way inland.
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napa airport reports fog and 54 degrees. sonoma county airport is clear and 47. some locations a little cool. 80s inland. 60s and 70s coming up in about five, seven minutes we'll have more on the cool lows up in the north bay. >> thank you, steve. right now it's 5:26. and coming up next a police officer killed while working on president obama's motorcade. the freak accident that resulted in the death of a florida police officer. and a plane lands in the ocean. what rescuers say led to the speedy rescue of two men on board. an armed robbery targets the wrong victim. we'll tell you about the shooting that merits an off duty police officer.
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good morning, to you. welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news it's a monday, september 10th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. time now 5:30. let's check in with steve paulson. how is the weather? >> quiet. you know september we start to change a little bit here. but so far not much is changing. just settle changes. yesterday was a little cool down. today is a little warmer. there are cool numbers up in the north bay. highs today inland will come up by the coast 60s and 70s around the bay. here is sal. we are looking at the commute on the south bay in the south bay. northbound 280 traffic looks good right through here to highway 17.
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we also look sat the sunol grade. 680 traffic looks good. let's go back to dave and pam. suspect of an overnight robbery in oakland realized he targeted the wrong person when his victim pulled out a gun. alex savidge is live near lake merit with more on this tense confrontation. alex. >> reporter: this was an off duty police officer who apparently turned the table ons a would-be armed robber. shooting the man during a hold up. it happened right outside of their car. it was here on lee street. it happened just before 2:00 in the morning. this is just about two blocks away from lake merit. we have video of that suspected armed robber being transported arthritis morning. the officer and woman just parked their car and opened up the trunk when a according to a sergeant i spoke to the armed robber approached them from behind and demanded their values. that is when the police officer pulled a gun and fired on the man that was trying to rob him.
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>> he drew his service pistol and shot him a couple times. the suspect is in the hospital in stable condition. >> reporter: the sergeant tells me that suspected armed robber that was shot had been involved in two other armed robberies earlier on just tonight. so he went around he was robbing several people earlier on this evening. but apparently targeted the wrong victim here on lee street and this off duty police officer opened fire on the armed robber. the armed robber taken to the hospital recovering from two gunshot wounds this morning and facing several charges including armed robbery. the sergeant i asked him which department his off duty police officer works for. at this point he will not tell us which department that officer works for. live this morning alex savidge. a san leandro man has been critically injured in a mysterious shooting. the 48-year-old victim was found shot several times at 8:30 last night in a duplex on
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orchard street near william. the victim is in critical condition at castro valley eden medical center. detectives have not found the gunman and they do not know why somebody would have wanted to shoot him. 5:32. tonight vallejo residents will get to question the acting police chief at the city's seventh officer involved shooting of the year. 23-year-old mario romero was shot to death last sunday. police say he got out of a car holding what appeared to be a gun. out of the seven officer involved shootings in vallejo, five of them have been deadly. some of the residents say vallejo needs to have a citizens review commission overseeing police activity. the meeting tonight is at 6:30. it will be in the city hall council chambers. a father and son safe this morning after being rescued from a sinking plane off the coast of california. ktvu tara moriarty is here now to tell us about the challenges the rescuers faced and what the
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victims said when they were rescued. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. every year this father and son make ha trip they fly in their small plane from santa barbara up to canada. this year something went horriblely wrong. their engine started to have problem and they were forced to make an emergency landing off the coast near big sur. the coast guard came to their rescue. crews had to brave six to eight foot swells to get to the pair and the may day call came in just after 3:00 yesterday afternoon. by 5:15 the plane got tangled up in kelp and complete lessoning. what was the pair's reaction after they had been rescued? >> grateful they were glad to see us. definitely. glad to be rescued. >> there is a crew of four and we all do what we train for every day. and it's nice to walk away and save a couple lives.
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>> reporter: now officials say it was a gps tracking device on board the pairs aircraft that helped the coast guard help pinpoint them. the older man described in his 70s was suffering from hyperthermia. the son in his 30s was okay. their names have not been released. we are live near sfo i'm tara moriarty. one man is facing vehicle manslaughter after a crash in walnut creek. on saturday night police say a red pickup truck lost control, drove up on the sidewalk and hit two women. one of them 52-year-old sherry hicks died at the scene. her daughter-in-law was injured and taken to john mere medical center. the accident is still under investigation. >> it's hard to attribute anything to like you know bad laws or like the streets being too wide or unsafe or anything like that. i think it's mostly freak accidents. >> the driver of the truck has been identified as 53-year-old
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hussein tabrizi of walnut creek. police have not said if drugs or alcohol were solved. the victim of a fatal crash has been identified as the owner of a local restaurant. he was driving on 280 saturday night when he ran into a concrete walk near the 380 connector. he was the owner of don picos restaurant. they are looking into whether he suffered a medical problem in the moments before the crash. president obama offering his condolences to the family of a florida police officer who died while a part of the president's motorcade yesterday. officer bruce lover rand was preparing to shut down a road in palm beach when he was hit by a pickup truck. he was a 20 year veteran of the florida police force. sheriff office says the investigation continues. so far no charges have been filed against that pickup truck driver. also new this morning the u.s. government has just given
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afghan officials full control of a prison where thousands of taliban and terrorist suspects are being detained. hamid karzai called that a victory for afghan sovereignty. right now it houses 3,000 detainees. however, the u.s. recently stopped transferring new suspects there after afghan officials questioned the long- term detentions without charges. a somber anniversary tomorrow. it has been 11 years since the september 11th terror attacks. coming up in nine minutes the local events where you can pay your respects. time now 5:37. sal is back. he will get you to where you need to go this morning. you are watching the toll plaza and everything else. >> that is right we are starting there dave and pam. we are look at the approach to the bay bridge. a lot of people have to use it getting into the city. let's go there and take a look at traffic. you can see traffic has become a little bit more crowded in the last few minutes here.
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westbound getting into the city. also this morning on interstate 880 northbound it looks like they are picking up road work and right in front of the coliseum we have a couple trucks with the flashing lights. just give yourself an extra few minutes to drive through there. today there is going to be a lot of activity at the coliseum as the raiders host the san diego chargers on monday night football. 7:15 nationally televised game sold out. it's going to be a big one. so you know just make sure if you drive through here, don't be surprised by that. and if you're going to the game good way to get there is take bart. also the morning commute on northbound 17, northbound 85 that traffic is moving along very nicely northbound 280 traffic looks good into the valley. 5:38 let's go to steve. there is also an early game, sal. >> there is another early game. there is a double header. >> there is. we have a little bit in the way of fog. inland temp there is is cool numbers out here. kenwood is 42.
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sonoma two readings at 44. fairfax 47. and palo alto checking in at 47. and believe it or not i did see a 36 up at leo ma. that is up at 2800 feet. still the nights are getting a little longer here. 47 sonoma county airport. napa airport is 56. they have cloudy skies. in napa itself there are upper 40s as well. livermore is low 50s. san jose 52. i know there is upper 40s around los gatos. southwest 13 or west, north west or southwest wind. there is a little component of a sea breeze. but temperatures inland will come up a little bit. yesterday we bottomed out. high pressure kind of building in slightly. warmer inland after the morning clouds. 60s and 70s and 80s. it will be warmer down toward santa cruz. fog is increasing. but not going very far. there is some inland. fog, sun mild to warm. cool for others. temperatures still a pretty good spread here. 60s to 70s.
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90 in clearlake. petaluma 83. vallejo 78. 84-85 pleasanton. but a little warmer antioch and brentwood. 68 alameda to 85 morgan hill. 79 san jose. 80 in cupertino. san bruno in there at 70. 77 mountain view. speaking of that raider game tonight looks good. mostly clear and breezy. 60s on the temps. extended outlook looks really quiet with your weekend in view. warmer toward friday and saturday. petaluma little league baseball stars met one of big league heros. that is giant star pitcher matt cane. he hosted a pizza party for the little leaguers in san francisco. he also gave them signed giants jerseys and he offered a little advice. >> mostly just have fun.
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just enjoy it. and go out there and have fun and not take it too serious. >> just for him personally to come out and throw us this pizza party is awesome. >> they ate 1 very large pizzas and took a ride on the rocket boat on san francisco bay. >> yeah they are 12 and 13-year- old boys they can eat a lot of pizza. 5:40 is the time right now. we are learning more about the memorial service for fallen chp officer youngstrom. thousands of teachers on picket lines this morning in one of the nation's biggest school districts. the labor dispute that is disrupting classes. good morning, right now 680 southbound that traffic looks good. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather.
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foreign. some coast -- good morning. coastal and bay temperatures. 80s there and 60s and 70s closer to it. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right now. an armed robber in oakland shot by an off duty police officer just hours ago. that off duty police officer and female friend were getting out of their car when that robber walked up. the police officer pulled out his gun and shot the armed robber. police say that suspect is responsible for two other robberies in the area overnight. a father and son were rescued from their sinking plane after it crashed into the waters off the central coast. the coast guard says the planes engine stalled after taking off
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from santa barbara yesterday afternoon. the father and son luckily were not seriously hurt. after a five week recess congress goes back to work today. the first order of business voting on a six month temporary spending bill to finance government's day-to-day operations. they need to do this to prevent a shut down when the budget year ends on september 30th. happening right now thousands of public schoolteachers in chicago are on strike. they walked off the job this morning after contract talks broke down last night. at issue pay raises, health benefits, and new teacher evaluation system that union leaders say will cost jobs. it's the districts first strike in 25 years. it effects 400,000 students. district officials say the city's 144 schools will still serve breakfast and lunch for the students to come to school. contract negotiations are expected to resume sometime today. more parents who send their kids to private school are
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opting out of vaccinations. according to a study by the associated press, the number of parents who do not vaccinate their kids in private schools is more than two times greater than the number of pub like school parents that do. now it also shows that not even the reemergents of whooping cough is leading private schools to vaccinate. authorities in washington state are evacuating residents and close to 200 homes. it's just one of more than 80 fires that broke out over the weekend caused by an estimated 4,000 lightning strikes. the homes are near the 500-acre canyons fire. another fire near white salmon still burning more than 1600 acres. so far no injuries reported. california battling our own set of fire. nine major fires burning across the state. lake county scotts fire threatening about 300 homes just outside of ukiah.
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1300 firefighters are bat 8ing the two fire -- battling the two fires in da lieu is a and yolo county. memorial service for chp officer kenyan youngstrom will be held at the vacaville church. the suspect christopher lacy was shot and killed by a second officer. neighbors are helping officer youngstrom's family pay for the funeral. >> my daughter goes to school with one of their kids and apparently there is three others that go in the community. so you know, doesn't take a family to raise a child. it takes a community. >> the jump highway trampoline park in fairfield held a fundraiser for officer youngstrom's family as well.
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time is 5:47. tomorrow a very special day that marks 11 years since the september 11th terrorist attacks. ceremonies will be held in new york, washington, d.c., and shanksville, pennsylvania where those planes crashed that day. here in the bay area each of the 43 fire stations will hold ceremonies beginning at 6:45:00 a.m.. in lafayette a remembrance and vigil will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the largest overpass flag display in california. san jose will be holding a peace picnic at the city center. that is at 5:00 p.m.. we have a list there were so many september 11th remembrance events in the bay area. just go to ktvu.com click on the hot topic section of our channel 2 website. it is 5:48. time no check back in with sal for a look at traffic. sal. >> all right pam and dave, we are starting in the east bay and the traffic continues to look pretty good if you are driving on interstate 880 right
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near the coliseum. it's a little crowded there. southbound. but so far looks good. tonight there is a football game. 7:15 the coliseum. so if you are driving this afternoon you can expect people to start getting there pretty early in the afternoon commute time for sure. let's move to the toll -- i'm sorry the east shore freeway approaching the toll plaza that traffic looks good on 80 westbound. and on 17, 85, 87 the south bay that commute is off to a good start. we already have slowing on northbound 101 just after 280. 5:49 let's go to steve. thank you, sal a very good morning. temperatures are cool. they will rebound for some inland temperatures today don't change much coast and bay. 36 degrees. a little chill in the morning air. grey ton 41. scotts valley 45. and danville checking in at 48. i mean not cold, cold but it's
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a little cool. 47 santa rosa. some difference there is. livermore in the low 50s. even san jose and redwood city at 51. on shore breeze is not that strong but it is there. fog continues to fill in on parts of the coast. i would say about 80% right now. it looks like it will continue to do so until 6:00 or 7:00. high pressure got knocked out of the way yesterday. it flexes itself back in. a little bit warmer inland. 60s and 70s & 80s to a few near 90 degrees. fog, sun, mild for some. warm for others. temperatures though pretty big spread between 60s and 70s and 80s and 90 clearlake. 80s between. richmond 70. vallejo at 78. brentwood 89. 73 san leandro. 79 san jose to 85 gilroy.
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and then 78 wood side. 67 in the city. 64 half-moon bay. tonight mostly clear and breezy for the chargers and raiders. looks good. cooler on temps for tuesday afternoon. but then it looks like a little warmup toward the end of the week. >> thank you. the u.s. government is selling $18 billion of its share in aig. aig plans to buy some of those shares. it received $182 billion from the government as part of the bailout. >> whoever sits in the refuge of the most high you should teal dwell in the shade of the a mighty. >> a thriller took possession of the box office for the second week in a row. the possession earned $9.5 million ahead of lawless and the words. but this was the lowest grossing weekend for the box office this week and one of the worst in ten years.
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jc penny will soon offer free air cuts to kids every sunday. the department store made the same offer last month and received an overwhelming response. more than 1.5 million children showed up for the free offer. the offer will become permanent starting november 4th. they hope the moms will shop a bit while the kids get the cut. time now 5:51. the raider nation preparing for the nation. the black and silver hits football tonight. plus another under ground explosion last night. the similarities to the san bruno pipeline disaster.
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who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined.
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good morning. we have fog, coast and bay once that peels back it will be a little warmer inland. temperatures 60s and 70s and 80s. time now 5:55. investigators want to know why a house in ceres blew up saturday morning. 2200 houses were damaged. right now they are checking the possibility of a gas line rupture. the house was also raided last week. they found several pot plants growing in the backyard. southern california neighborhood had a strange visitor over the weekend.
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take a look it was a black bear spotted in front of this house yesterday morning. this was outside of los angeles. he also saturday in front of a nail salon and walked back around the track at a nearby high school. i'm not kidding. it also wandered on to a freeway onramp. temporarily closing down the 210 freeway. fish and game officials came out and tranquilized the bear and tagged its ear and took it safely to the forest. antismoking campaign is offering smokers gift cards as an incentive to kick the habit. the sacramento bee reports they are being offered to certain patients as part of a trial program. in exchange they have to call the help line to agree to take part in phone counseling. the program is funded by $10 million federal grant. the oakland raiders kick off their season tonight against the san diego charger. kickoff the 7:15 at the
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coliseum but the team want cross tow get there early. it's expected to take longer than usual to get through security because of the new airport style metal detectors required at every nfl stadium. if you do get there early you will get to see a pregame performance by rapper ice cube and you can win pretty cool prizes including locker room tours. san francisco 49ers got the season off to a good start with a 30-22 victory over the green bay packers. it was their first win at lambeau field since 1990. quarterback alex smith threw for 211 yards, two touchdowns and kicker tied the nfl record with a 63-yard field goal that bounced off the cross bar and kept going right there. the 49ers home opener is sunday against detroit. time now 5:57. traffic going to be effected around the raiders game. sal will tell you about that. you're watching other things. >> that is right.
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we will remind you about the raiders game. we will start with this report with the south bay traffic and northbound 280 traffic is looking good get into the valley up to highway 17. no problem there is. also the morning commute looks good on 680 southbound heading past mission but we are already getting crowded conditions on the way into san jose. 5:57 let's go back to the desk. president obama keeping busy on the campaign trail. how the president could feel the love at one campaign stop. also police in oakland say a would-be robber picked the wrong man this morning. new details on a violent overnight confrontation. low clouds and fog so temperatures warming up a little. cooling down. we'll talk about that coming up. 3q
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